Illustrations from the Nusretname showing Ottoman soldiers

An account of the Turkish conquest of Georgia in 1578 by Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali, 1582.

The Ottoman Army at Tiflis, 1578


Ottoman soldiers outside Tiflis (Author: Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali, double-page from the "Nusretname", Turkey, 1582). Lala Mustafa Pasa's Ottoman army parading before the walls of Tiflis (Tblisi) in August 1578 after the city had been evacuated by Da' ud Han (Da' ud Khan). Lala Mustafa Pasha is shown on horseback on the right hand side.
A double-page miniature painting from a sixteenth century manuscript of the Nusretname, an account of the Turkish conquest of Georgia by Lala Mustafa Pasha in 1578. British Library, London. Ms Add. 22011.

Other illustrations of Ottoman soldiers from the Nusretname:
Departure from the palace of the army for the war, 1578
Lala Mustafa Pasha in camp after his Victory at Kars, 1578
Banquet given by Lala Mustafa Pasha to the Janissaries in Izmit


Ottoman Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers in the 15th to 19th Centuries
Other Illustrations of Ottoman Janissaries (Janizary, Yeniceri)



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